/Tag: macro
18 10, 2018

10 Actions Social Workers can Take to Stand with Dreamers

2018-10-19T11:06:32+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

In 2012, former President Barack Obama took executive action to protect the lives of immigrant young people who came to the United States as children. These young people are known as Dreamers, based on proposed legislation called the Development, Education, and Relief for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act “that would have granted legal status to certain [...]

17 07, 2018

Industry Spotlight: Social Work at the Macro Level

2018-09-21T18:16:59+00:00By |Careers|

While micro- and mezzo-level social work focus on individuals and families as well as small groups and organizations, respectively, macro-level social work takes a broader perspective. Macro-level social workers and social service workers fight for change at the societal level, focusing on issues of social justice, policy development (and improvement), administration and research. Macro-level social work operates [...]

21 09, 2016

Macro Social Work: Social Work Needs Big-Picture People

2018-05-31T16:02:20+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

High Demand for Macro Social Work Professionals The social work profession is now in the middle of a far-reaching initiative to increase the ranks of the field’s most unpopular — but potentially most powerful — discipline. Macro Social Work. The focus is on the area of social work that “pushes the boundaries of the profession [...]

16 09, 2016

5 Misconceptions About Macro Social Work

2018-07-05T18:54:00+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

The social work profession is in the midst of a far-reaching initiative to actively recruit macro social workers. Despite offering significant career opportunities, macro social work attracts the fewest students and remains the field’s least popular discipline. While micro and mezzo social work focus on individuals, families, small groups and organizations, macro social work entails [...]